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suicide

Why a veterans’ mental health bill is stuck in Congress

The Pentagon has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to help struggling soldiers, but numbers show these efforts have done little to stop the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day. President Obama has vowed to do more to stop what he has called “an epidemic” of...
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Military Suicides: One U.S. Veteran Dies Every 65 Minutes

The study released on Friday by the Department of Veterans Affairs covered suicides from 1999 to 2010 and compared with a previous, less precise VA estimate that there were roughly 18 veteran deaths a day in the United States. More than 69 percent of veteran suicides were among...
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New Social Networking Mobile App for Veterans

POS-REP, short for “position report,” is a new social networking mobile app that allows Veterans to locate other Veterans, communicate and find resources in their area. The mobile app’s long-term goal is to ease the transition from the military by providing additional support and...
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Military Suicides Reached Record High In 2012

Pentagon figures obtained Monday by The Associated Press show that the 349 suicides among active-duty troops last year were up from 301 the year before and exceeded the Pentagon’s own internal projection of 325. Statistics alone do not explain why troops take their own...
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